2008 Lawrence Tuczynski

Title Japanese Suite: Japanese Piano Music
CD Label Radioservis
CD Number CRO 279-2-131
Music by: Akira Ifukube (tracks 1-4)
Kyoko Hagi (tracks 5-10)
Takashi Abe (track 11)
Katsuma Nakajima (tracks 12-15)
Kikaru Hayashi (tracks 16-28)
Piano by: Sachiko Kayahara
Number of tracks 28
Running time 69:30
Number of discs 1
Year of release/manufacture Recorded at Czech Radio, Prague 1999, released 2005

REVIEW

July 10, 2008

Review coming at a later date

Japanese Suite: Japanese Piano Music
NOTE: Tracks exactly as written on back of the disc

    Akira Ifukube (Japanese Suite)

  1. I. Bon-Odori
    Nocturnal dance of the Bon-Festival (Allegro energico)
  2. II. Tanabata
    Fete of Vega Lento (tranquillo)
  3. III. Nagashi
    Profane ministrel (Quasi burlesco)
  4. IV. Nebuta
    Festal Ballad (Marciale pesante)
  5. Kyoko Hagi (12 Preludes [6 slections])

  6. No. 1
  7. No. 2
  8. No. 3
  9. No. 9
  10. No. 10
  11. No. 12
  12. Takashi Abe (Arabesque)

  13. Arabesque
  14. Katsuma Nakajima (Festival Fantasy by Japanese folk songs)

  15. I. Fantastico
  16. II. Mesto
  17. III. Scherzando
  18. IV. Espressivo
  19. Kikaru Hayashi (Children songs from southern islands)

  20. Your little pig and our little pig
  21. Song of March
  22. An ear-chopper
  23. Your baby and my baby...
  24. A counting song
  25. Rain! Rain!
  26. Spirit of evening glow
  27. New year's song
  28. A flower windmill
  29. It's rain!
  30. Mother goes to mowing
  31. A memento on March
  32. Girls from three vilages